Tools to Help Run Your Campaign
We recognize that COVID-19 has made hosting a traditional United Way campaign difficult for many of our corporate partners. Below, you will find a set of tools and resources available to you to aid in conducting a virtual United Way campaign. This includes videos, as well as instructional sheets for virtual fundraising activities that can be completed in place of in-person events.
In addition to these tools, United Way Relationship Managers remain available to assist your campaign in any way.
These videos may be distributed to employees in place of large all-employee gatherings. They cover the same content that would normally be provided at in-person campaign gatherings. To download the videos, click on the download link then right-click the video and select 'Save Video As...'
President & CEO Paul Logli provides a welcome message and describes United Way of Rock River Valley's 100 year impact, including the recent work we've done to help the community during COVID-19.
Relationship Managers' message
Relationship Managers Alan Jones and Matt Zarembski deliver their messages on the work being done in our community by United Way in 2020 and beyond. Click on your company's United Way Relationship Manager's video to get the details.
Campaign Chair message
2020 Campaign Chair Amber Sanders shares her message about United Way's 2020 workplace campaigns, and the impact they're making on the community.
Move the Middle
Every 26 seconds in America a student drops out of high school. It starts in middle school. Discover why United Way of Rock River Valley has taken up the cause of getting area middle schoolers on track for success.
Ogle County Director Alan Jones discusses all of the work, programming, and impact being done in Ogle County by United Way in 2020.
- CEO email
- Last chance email
- Reminder email
- Thank you email
- Kickoff email with Alan Jones
- Kickoff email with Matt Zarembski
Virtual campaign fundraising ideas
An exciting and creative campaign generates enthusiasm and interest among employees. Special events are a great way to add a little pizzazz to your campaign. Below are a list of ideas on how to run some special events for your campaign — virtually!
- Apples Against Humanity
- Coronavirus Swear Jar
- Online Tutorial
- Virtual Bingo
- Virtual Book Club
- Virtual Lip Sync
- Virtual Workout Class